A transcription service posted the records of about 15,000 patients of a hospital, online, without password protection. Here's the story: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/04/29/boston-medical-center-fires-vendor-after-data-breach/jboHN1Aq1x2JAE5amyEHiO/story.html … [Read more...] about Transcription Service Exposes HIPAA Data
An IRS employee took home personal info on 20K workers. Too many issues to list in this story: http://news.msn.com/us/irs-employee-took-home-personal-info-on-20k-workers … [Read more...] about Insider Threat: IRS Employee
UC San Francisco announced a burglary involving unencrypted computers that contained personal and health information. Here's the press release: https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2014/03/112556/computer-theft-uc-san-francisco … [Read more...] about University breach-of-the-day: UC San Francisco
Microsoft says if your email is on their servers, it is theirs to read. While the absence of logic is humorous, the privacy implications are not. Here's where you can read about it: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Says-It-Can-Read-Your-Emails-without-a-Court-Order-433393.shtml … [Read more...] about Microsoft – Worse than the NSA?
Extortionist posted University data. Here's the story: http://releases.jhu.edu/2014/03/07/server-breach/ … [Read more...] about University breach-of-the-day: Johns Hopkins